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  • What's Hagel Hiding?     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 7:29 PM ET

    Defense Secretary nominee Sen. Chuck Hagel is facing criticism for past comments he's made on Israel and Iran, with Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist. Kevin Williamson, National Review; and Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart editor-in-chief.

  • Automatic Spending Cuts a 'Terrible' Thing?     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    In what ways the sequester could impact the economy, with Laura Tyson, University of California Berkeley business professor, and Robert McTeer, National Center For Policy Analysis.

  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) discusses what the economic impact of sequestration could be, and the Fed's current policies. "The sequester barely cuts any icing off the top of the cake," he says.

  • Santelli: Should GOP Agree With Ike?     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Bill Frezza, Huffington Post columnist, about why Republicans should back a plan to cut defense spending.

  • Haggling Over Hagel     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Heather Hurlburt, Executive Director, National Security Network talks about the Obama administration's foreign policy shift as Hagel's Defense Secretary confirmation faces even more hurdles.

  • Gross: We Think QE Tapers Down in 2014     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    Discussing their expectations for QE, with Bill Gross, Pimco founder; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Diana Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Fed continues to see downside risks for the economy.

  • Waiting on the Fed     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    What to expect from the Fed's meeting, and monetary policy ahead, with Bill Gross, Pimco founder; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Diana Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Outlook For Defense Stocks     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a close look at how defense stocks are reacting to the 30 percent cut in defense spending by the government in the 4th quarter. Northrop CEO Bush said he "cannot recall a time of greater uncertainty."

  • US Economy Contracts In Q4     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    Fourth quarter GDP numbers are out and are shocking almost everyone. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports there may be a silver lining after negative growth.

  • Egypt Army Chief Warns of ‘State Collapse’ Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    An Egyptian protester next to a fire, throws stones towards riot police during a demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 26, 2013.

    Egypt's army chief said political strife was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year, as Cairo's first elected leader struggles to contain bloody street violence.

  • The Lockheed Martin Corp. facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

    Defense shares have continued to be positive going into earnings season (Boeing aside due to 787 problems), even though most analysts believe earnings will be lower than a year ago.

  • Dreamliner Grounded: What's Next?     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Boeing is not planning to change its 787 production schedule despite recent problems, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Ken Herbert, aerospace analyst at Imperial Capital, weighs in.

  • Boeing Dreamliners Grounded for Battery Checks Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 2:35 AM ET
    787 Dreamliner aircraft operated by All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) stands on the tarmac after making an emergency landing in Takamatsu, Japan.

    Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated.

  • Defense Cuts on the Table     Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:29 PM ET

    The spending cut sequester is coming to the Defense Department, with Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army Retiree; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin

  • President Obama Nominates Sen. Hagel     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel's possible nomination for the nation's next Defense Secretary had been rumored for weeks. Elliott Abrams, Council on Foreign Relations; Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree; and Tony Fratto, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary, discuss whether Hagel's nomination is controversial.

  • Hagel Accepts Nomination     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta commends President Obama on his decision to nominate Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel (R) as the next Secretary of Defense, and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as director of the CIA; and Sen. Chuck Hagel accepts the President's nomination.

  • Pres. Obama to Nominate Hagel     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    President Obama is unveiling two choices to head his security team and they are sure to be controversial, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • US Arms Sales to Asia Set to Boom on Pacific 'Pivot' Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 12:52 AM ET
    f-35 JSF

    U.S. sales of warplanes, anti-missile systems and other costly weapons to China's and North Korea's neighbors appear set for significant growth amid regional security jitters.

  • How 'Cliff' Will Impact Defense     Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Defense cutbacks loom as the Pentagon plans to notify 800 thousand employees of potential furloughs if no deal is reached in a debt deal.

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